Real stories about dating and relationships in New York City. Truth is more interesting than fiction.

Making God Laugh

What’s that old joke – How do you make God laugh? Make a plan. Well, as of yesterday morning I had plans to have a total of 5 dates this week.  The first was Sunday night.  Then I was supposed to have one last night (Wednesday).  One today.  One tomorrow night.  And one Saturday night […]

Ode to the Neighborhood Bistro

First let me say that that title is misleading.  The kind of place I’m talking about here isn’t always a bistro.  Sometimes it is.  But sometimes it’s not. Most neighborhoods in NYC have a great local restaurant that also happens to have a spacious bar area.  The kind of place that you’d feel comfortable going […]
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Second Thoughts (and 3rd thoughts)

I’m supposed to have first date tonight with the guy I had to cancel on last week because I was sick.  I was really excited about going out with him.  That’s pretty unusual as I try to keep my excitement to a minimum prior to first dates.  Hopeful-yes, excited-no. I figure it’s better to be […]
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5 Date Week

It looks like this might turn out to be a 5 date week, after all.  It’s not what I’d planned. I planned on it being a pretty mellow, 3 date week (all first dates).  But then today The Musician called and asked me for that 2nd date.  We’re playing phone tag right now, but I […]
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1 + 1 + 1 = Good Date

I will eventually get down to giving you the names of some of my favorite places to go for dates.  For first dates and for 2nd, 3rd… dates (which I’m really excited about).  But for these first few posts I’m just laying the ground work. Speaking of groundwork, let’s talk about what I think makes […]
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